Does fiberglass insulation burn?

Answer One of the concerns about using cellulose insulation--made of shredded newspaper--is that it can catch fire if exposed to a heat source. Fiberglass, on the other hand, is naturally noncombustible b... Read More »

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How much does fiberglass insulation cost?

Fiberglass insulation costs between $8 and $10, depending on the brand, the size and where you buy it. In that price range, it is available in rolls between 30 square feet and 40 square feet.Source... Read More »

How much does fiberglass insulation weigh?

Fiberglass insulation is very light, but its exact weight depends on its R-value, or insulation ability. A higher R-value indicates a higher ability to insulate. Fiberglass insulation with an R-val... Read More »

Does fiberglass insulation lose its properties?

Fiberglass insulation may lose its R-Value (a measure of insulating efficiency) in certain conditions. Wet fiberglass will lose R-Value as will compressed fiberglass, for example, because both lead... Read More »

Does doubling the fiberglass insulation increase R-value?

Using two layers of fiberglass rather than one will double the R-value of the insulation. R-values--an indication of the insulating properties of a given thickness of material--are additive, so two... Read More »